Monday, March 26, 2012

Tickled Pink Cosmopolitan ™

What's a better way to celebrate spring than with a summery cocktail.

4 oz cranberry juice cocktail
2- 3 oz vodka
1- 2  tsp lime juice

Put 2 martini glasses in freezer to chill for 10-15 minutes.

Cut lime in half.  Cut 1/2 of the lime into 2 wedges, set aside.

Juice other half of lime into a cocktail shaker. Add vodka, ice and cranberry juice into shaker, shake well.

Take glasses out of freezer. Strain Cosmopolitans into glasses. Garnish with lime wedges. 

Serves 2. 

Friday, March 16, 2012

Luck Of The Irish Coffee ™

This is my version of a St. Patrick Day staple. I've used brown sugar for this recipe, but you can use diabetic sugar if desired.

12 oz brewed coffee (regular or decaf)
2- 3 oz whiskey
1-4 tsp sugar (optional)
whipped cream

Brew coffee according to your coffee maker instructions.

Pour coffee into mugs.Add whiskey to coffee.  Add sugar to desired sweetness. Top coffee with whipped cream.

Serves 2.